Women in the News

Shop original newspapers featuring both famous and infamous women in print, along with other noteworthy news involving women and items of female interest, arranged in chronological order - most recent first.

Women in the News

Shop original newspapers featuring both famous and infamous women in print, along with other noteworthy news involving women and items of female interest, arranged in chronological order - most recent first.
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172130

Washington Monument at Richmond...

Item #172130

February 20, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 20, 1858  Full front page illustration entitled: 'The Washington Monument at Richmond, Virginia'. Nice half page 'Ottawa City, the New Capital of Canada'. "The Old Lull House" article also features a 1/4 page illustration of the same. "Native Life In India" features three illustrations. A full page illustration 'T... See More  

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172122

Massacre at Cawnpore...

Item #172122

January 23, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 23, 1858  The full front page illustration is entitled: 'In The Bitter Cold'. "Hon. Charles O'Conor" with an accompanying article. "The Great Massacre at Cawnpore" also features two illustrations; "The House in Which the Women and Children were Slaughtered at Cawnpore" and "The Arrest of the Missionaries by ... See More  

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172118

Early portrait of Jefferson Davis...

Item #172118

January 09, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 9, 1858  The front page has a very nice and somewhat large illustration of Jefferson Davis, with the remainder of the front page being a lengthy biography of him. Nice item on him before he would be thrust into much greater prominence during the Civil War.

Text article entitled "The Rights and Wrongs of Filibusterism" which references William ... See More  

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172110

Dogs... India...

Item #172110

December 19, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 19,1857  Front half-page illustration of "General Sir Henry Havelock at the Head of His Staff." Inside two illustrations of dogs including "The Great American Dog, 'Prince' and 'Bill' the London Fire-Escape Dog." Two illustrations pertaining to "Travel Notes in Bible Lands" including "The Tomb of Saint ... See More  

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636094

Charles Dickens... Dr. Livingstone... Brigham Young...

Item #636094

November 28, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 28, 1857   The front page article: 'Dr. Livingstone's Discoveries in Africa' includes a nice nearly half-page illustration of the famous 'The Victoria Falls of the Leeambye or Zambesi River, Called by the Natives Mosyoatunyo (Smoke-Sounding)'.

A text article: "The Mormon War" which is dealing with the quarrel over hos... See More  

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172100

Charles Dickens... Rev. Spugeon...

Item #172100

November 14, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 14, 1857  Front half page illustration of "The Sovereigns at the Theatre at Stuttgardt" with an accompanying article.

Inside contains two large illustrations of "Rev. Charles Haddon Spurgeon" and "Rev. Charles Haddon Spurgeon Preaching to Thirty Thousand People at the Crystal Palace, England." Also inside, two illustration... See More  

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172096

Charles Dickens...

Item #172096

October 31, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 31, 1857  The front page shows: 'The Dry Goods Epidemic, Broadway at Three p.m.' Over one-third page shows: 'Run on the Seamen's Savings' Bank During the Panic', in Wall Street. Two pages with five illustrations: 'What to See at Manilla' in the Philippines. 'Travel Notes in Bible Lands' features several small illustra... See More  

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172094

George Washington...

Item #172094

October 24, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 24,1857  The front page features 1/2 page illustration of "Militia-Day" with accompanying article. Inside illustration of "Sreenath alias Nena Sahib" and "The Latest Paris Fall Fashions" (dresses). Inside almost double page map of "A Chart in Relief of British India" with the accompanying article "History of t... See More  

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172090

Financial panic on Wall Street... Brigham Young...

Item #172090

October 10, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 10, 1857  Front page features an article: "A Panic in Wall Street" plus a cartoonish illustration captioned: "The Panic in Wall Street". 'Travel Notes in Bible Lands' features two scenes in Damascus. 'The Woman-Artist' article also features a small illustration of 'Madame Rosa Bonheur' as well as 'A Rough S... See More  

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172084

Brigham Young... Malay pirates...

Item #172084

September 19, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 19, 1857  The front page "Travel Notes in Bible Lands" features close to half page illustration 'View of Nazareth' and a smaller illustration entitled 'Shrine of the Annunciation'. "The Candidates for the Governorship of Pennsylvania" features the illustrations of 'Hon. Isaac Hazlehurst', "Hon. David Wil... See More  

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172080

The Holy Lands...

Item #172080

September 05, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 5, 1857  The front page features: "Princess Charlotte of Belgium" with the accompany article; "The New Archduchess of Austria". Three prints of "The Hair, and Styles of Wearing it". Small print of "Rev. Eugenio Kincaid, Missionary to Burmah". "The Valley of the Amazon" features several smaller illustrat... See More  

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172072

The Holy Laands & much more...

Item #172072

August 08, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 8, 1857   Front page illustration of "An Arab Council" and "Service in the Greek Chapel of the Holy Sepulchre" features an accompanying article "Travel Notes in Bible Lands". Many inside illustration of "Our Excursion to the Fishing Banks." Also a small illustration of "Hon. Henry C. Murphy, U.S. Minister ... See More  

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172068

Flying machines... Hot air balloons...

Item #172068

July 25, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 25, 1857  The front page features "The Travel Notes in Bible Lands" with a half page illustration 'Pool of Bethesda' and smaller illustration 'Pillar of Absalom'. Full page of text with 5 illustrations on: 'New Holland Pippins' with a view of the 'Country House Near Sydney, New Holland' and one of 'Kangaroos'... See More  

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172066

The Holy Lands...

Item #172066

July 18, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 18, 1857  The front page has a half page illustration of: 'Hebron', being an overview of the city with the accompany article 'Travel Notes in Bible Lands'. Also small front page illustration of: 'Pilgrims Bathing in the Jordan'.

Inside has 9 small prints regarding: 'The Siamese--The Franks of Asia'. A full page illustration ... See More  

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172062

Cincinnati and St. Louis...

Item #172062

July 04, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 4, 1857  The front page features an article 'Travel Noted In Bible Lands' with a half page illustration 'Keeping the Fourth on Holy Ground'.  Inside contains an illustration of the: 'Henry Clay Column to be Raised at Lexington, Kentucky.' An article on 'How To Spend The Fourth' with several small illustrations. Nice one-... See More  

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172056

Yachting...

Item #172056

June 13, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 13, 1857  The front page features a 1/4 pg. illustration of "Sir E. Bulwer Lytton" with accompanying article. Inside illustration of "Rembrandt Peale". Many illustrations of "Travel Notes in Bible Lands" including: "Modern Gaza," "Ruins of Askelon," "Plain of Ashdad," "Ludd (ancient Lydda),&qu... See More  

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172054

Florence Nightingale...

Item #172054

June 06, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 6, 1857  Front page illustration and text on 'Florence Nightingale' and 'Annie M. Andrews'. An article on 'What Is To become of Nicaragua?' with reference to William Walker. Half page: 'The Governor's Mansion, Lecompton, Kansas Territory' & 'Lane's Fort on Mount Oread, Near Lawrence, Kansas Territory' Earl... See More  

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172048

Nicaragua... Charlotte Bronte...

Item #172048

May 16, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 16, 1857  Four illustrations of: "Rivers and Cities of Nicaragua", including "Junction of the San Carlos and San Juan Rivers", a small illustration of: "Jersey Pearls from Tiffany & Co."; illustrations of "Charlotte Bronte", four back page cartoons, and more.

Complete in 16 pages, in good condition as shown and co... See More  

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172026

Australia's gold fields...

Item #172026

February 28, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 28, 1857  Several illustrations from Australia's gold fields including scenes captioned: 'Going to the Diggings' 'Gold Fields on Mt. Alexander' and a view of 'Melbourne'. Also an illustration of 'James Boswell' but very few illustrations otherwise.

Complete in 16 pages, in good condition as shown and contains additio... See More  

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172022

Map of Southern Africa... Costa Rica...

Item #172022

February 14, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 14, 1857 Just the 7th issue of this title. Two-thirds pg: "Map of the African Continent" showing the bottom half of it. Two pages with 8 prints of: "A Tramp Through the Backwoods of Costa Rica".

Complete in 16 pages, in good condition as shown and contains additional prints and/or related text.

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172010

"A Police-Officer's Seven Thousand Mile Chase"...

Item #172010

January 03, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 3, 1857  Few titles from the 19th century are as well known to the general public as this one, very widely circulated and often cited by contemporaries of the day. This newspaper would publish for 60 years and did much to document--in its many prints--the lifestyles of America in the last half of the 19th century, and for better or worse brought the horr... See More  

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580530

Naval Review Supplement... Florence Nightingale song...

Item #580530

April 26, 1856

SUPPLEMENT TO THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, London, England, April 26, 1856  This is The Grand Naval Review Supplement. The issues contains a large amount of illustrations and articles pertaining to Naval review at Spithead. Included is a fullpage song entitled "Florence Nightingale".



This is complete in 32 pages and is in very good condition.

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662692

Fascinating slave case...

Item #662692

April 09, 1856

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 9, 1856  Page 5 has: "An Interesting Slave Case" concerning: "...a young colored woman & her children claimed as slaves..." and what follows are the details of a very fascinating case.

Eight pages, very nice condition.

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209863

1854 Lawrenceburg IN Women Temperance...

Item #209863

June 07, 1854

INDEPENDENT PRESS, Lawrenceburgh, Ind., June 7, 1854 This 4 page newspaper is in good condition. The back page has: An Address Delivered before the Daughters of Temperance...of Lawrenceburgh. By Mrs. Pauline E. Christian What Has Woman To Do In The Temperance Reformation? Other articles include: "Prohibitory Liquor Law" "Baby Show in Canada" and much more. Many interesting advertisement... See More  

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542122

Before Carrie Nation...

Item #542122

March 29, 1854

INDEPENDENT PRESS, Lawrenceburgh, Indiana, March 29, 1854  Page 2 has a report that says: "The cause of Woman's Rights is making rapid progress in Jeffersonville...On Friday night a number of women broke open a grocery and coffee-house...and demolished all the bottles and barrels containing liquor."

Other news of the day with several ads.

First leaf has a small piece missing i... See More  

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665896

Notable names to be at a woman's rights convention in New York...

Item #665896

August 05, 1853

DAILY OHIO STATESMAN, Columbus, Aug. 5, 1853  Page 2 has  a nice article: "Conventions At New York" which concerns the women's rights convention to be held there next month. Mention of Lucy Stone being an organizer, and then a list of many other women to be there including Lucretia Mott, Susan B. Anthony and many others.

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646563

"Twelve Years A Slave"...

Item #646563

January 20, 1853

NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, Jan. 20, 1853 



* Twelve Years a Slave

* Solomon Northup

* Kidnapped into slavery




The front page has a detailed account of the 1841 abduction and subsequent enslavement of freedman Solomon Northup as described in his 1853 memoir "Twelve Years a Slave" and depicted in the 2013 Oscar-winning film based on his account. Second column heads announce: "TH... See More  

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662733

"Twelve Years A Slave"...

Item #662733

January 18, 1853

NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, Jan. 18, 1853 



* Twelve Years a Slave

* Solomon Northup

* Kidnapped into slavery




The front page has a report "From Washington" which includes, in part, some details  of the 1841 abduction and subsequent enslavement of freedman Solomon Northup as described in his 1853 memoir "Twelve Years a Slave" and depicted in the 2013 Oscar-winning fil... See More  

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212836

1853 Manchester New Hampshire...

Item #212836

January 05, 1853

UNION DEMOCRAT, Manchester, N.H., Jan. 5, 1853.

 

* Manchester New Hampshire

* Carrier's Address...




Page 2 has a lengthy poem: Carriers Address To the Patrons of the Union Democrat. News of the day includes: "The Presidential Election at Sea" "Female Heroism" "California News" and much more. Several interesting advertisements as well. Small piece missing in the lower right corner of the s
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209704

Jamaica Long Island Carrier Address...

Item #209704

January 04, 1853

LONG ISLAND DEMOCRAT, Jamaica, N.Y., Jan. 4, 1853 Front page has the Carriers Address To The Patrons Of The Long-Island Democrat. Takes a column and a bit more. Others headlines throughout this issue include references to: Long Island Railroad, Broadway Railroad, Female Physicians and much more. Stray writing above the masthead, bit irregular at the spine, a few scattered foxing spots, otherwise i... See More  

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609275

Two early woman's rights convention...

Item #609275

June 04, 1852

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 4, 1852  Page 6 has 2 reports of  early woman's rights conventions, headed: "Pennsylvania - Woman's Rights Convention" at West Chester, which lists the attendees including Lucretia Mott. This is followed by: "Ohio - The Woman's Rights Convention" with much detail. These reports take 2 columns.

Eight pages, close-trimmed at the botto... See More  

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609276

Early woman's rights convention...

Item #609276

June 03, 1852

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 3, 1852  Page 5 has about one-third of a column on: "Woman's Rights  Convention" with mention of Mary Ann Johnson as President, plus others (see). also on pg. 2: "Later From California" "Nearly $2,000,000 in Hold On the Way" "Mining Intelligence".

Eight pages, nice condition.

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211783

1851 Grand Masonic Hall Song...

Item #211783

June 13, 1851

INDEPENDENT PRESS, Lawrenceburgh, Ind., June 13, 1851 Pg. 2 has an Ode Sung at the Dedication of the Grand Masonic Hall at Indianapolis. News of the day includes: "The Woman's Right's Convention" "Flood In The Mississippi" "Horrid Murder" and much more. Several interesting advertisements as well. First leaf has a few very small holes, one a slightly affecting two words in the ode.

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660279

"Lively Turtle" by Charles Dickens...

Item #660279

October 26, 1850

HOUSEHOLD WORDS, London, England, October 26, 1850



* Charles Dickens original writing within his own publication



Starting on the front page is "Lively Turtle", an original writing by Charles Dickens. While Household Words was a Dickens' publication, most of the literary contributions were made by others. Although he did make ongoing contributions, nearly all are unattributed.

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657169

A woman gold miner... Harshness of California life...

Item #657169

December 18, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 18, 1849  Page 3 has an interesting letter headed: "California Items" concerning: "The only white woman that I have seen in the mines...came here from Calcutta...dresses in trousers & wears a thin hat & red shirt as most of the miners do...Failing in business & becoming poor, he determined to dig a fortune out of ... See More  

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206735

Poet Louise Chandler Moulton...

Item #206735

July 22, 1847

BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, July 23, 1860 The ftpg. has a poem: "The House In The Meadow. By Louise Chandler Moulton". Moulton was one of the more famous female poets of the era.

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629953

The "New Israelites" and the Mormons...

Item #629953

December 25, 1841

THE WEEKLY HERALD, New York, Dec. 25, 1841  Page 2 contains: "The New Israelites--Margaret Bishop, the Female Preacher" with the body concerning an interview between her and James Gordon Bennett, the publisher of the Herald. One bit notes: "Mr. B. Your religion seems a little like that of the Mormons. What do you think of the Mormons? Marg. Oh well, I think 'em a well meani... See More  

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671173

The slave ship Amistad, plus more on slavery...

Item #671173

May 29, 1841

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, May 29, 1841  Inside hs a large chart with the Arkansas Census, noting "Free White Persons" and "Free colored persons" by county and by age. Also a chart noting: "Slaves", male & female by age, or the counties of Arkansas.

Several articles concerning slavery including: "The Liberated Africans" which is about... See More  

Item from Catalog 298 (released for September, 2020)...

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656467

Gobrecht Dollar (?)... Mormonism...

Abolition of slavery (W. C. Johnson speech)... Woman's anti-slavery convention...

Item #656467

November 21, 1840

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, November 21, 1840



* The new coin (Gobrecht Dollar?)

* Mormon conference

* Much on the abolition of slavery




This issue contains coverage on the recent Presidential Election between Harrison and Van Buren, still awaiting all the votes to be received. Inside is a portion of the lengthy "Speech of W. C. Johnson, of MD. on the Subject of t... See More  

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600274

Woman slave case...

Item #600274

July 25, 1837

SALEM GAZETTE, Salem, Massachusetts, July 25, 1837



* Slave case



This issue contains news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout. Page 3 has a small one column heading: "A Slave Case" See image for text here.



Complete in 4 pages, minor foxing spots, nice condition.

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647534

Massacre plot by slaves uncovered in Tennessee...

Item #647534

January 07, 1832

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, January 7, 1832  Within this issue is an article with a small heading: "Another Insurrection" with a portion of the text including:

"We have been credibly informed...among the citizens of Fayetteville, Tenn.,...the discovery of a plot, among the negroes of that place...for an insurrection, all the particulars of which we have not ye... See More  

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556952

Marriage announcement with a catching name...

Item #556952

June 02, 1830

MASSACHUSETTS SPY, & WORCESTER COUNTY ADVERTISER, from Worcester, Massachusetts, dated June 2, 1830



* Marriage announcement with a catching name

* Impossible fasting ?



Listed among the page 2 marriages is one that reads: "In New York, Mr. Brooks Drinkwater to Miss Temperance Pond--a cold water match surely!"



The back page has a report about an Irish woman who had not eate... See More  

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646634

Uncommon Vermont title...

Item #646634

January 13, 1830

AMERICAN WHIG, VERMONT LUMINARY & EQUAL RIGHTS, Woodstock, January 13, 1830  Quite uncommon title which Gregory notes is held by several institution only with a few scattered issues. Page 1 has an article "Appendix - To the Narrative of Facts and Circumstance relating to the kidnapping and presumed Murder of Capt. Williams Morgan. Mrs. Morgan's Affidavit..." Page 4 has "... See More  

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205656

Slave Woman Case...

Item #205656

October 03, 1829

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, MD October 3, 1829. This 16 page newspaper has interesting news of the day throughout. A lot of the news in this newspaper is government related. Featured in this issue is an interesting report  of trial case of a woman slave that escaped. This issue is in nice condition except for little staining.

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601187

Slave case... Mr. Poinsett, of poinsettia fame...

Item #601187

October 03, 1829

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 3, 1829  Inside has a report headed: "Slave Case", being that of "Eliza, a woman of color..." who had made her escape (see). The front page has: "Prospects of the Indians" and inside has: "Indian Affairs - From the Cherokee Phoenix". There is also a lengthy letter signed in type by: J. R. Poinsett, the first U... See More  

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556936

Bound too tightly...

Item #556936

July 08, 1829

MASSACHUSETTS SPY, & WORCESTER COUNTY ADVERTISER, Worcester, Massachusetts, July 8, 1829



* Lacing clothes too tight causes death ?




Page 2 has a report about the death of a "colored woman" from New York who died suddenly while ironing clothes. An inquest was held and a physician examined the body. It was determined by the physician



* ...that the deceased had been in the hab... See More  

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605343

Prison report...

Item #605343

November 18, 1826

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 18, 1826  Page 2 has an interesting report from the: "Massachusetts State Prison" and an article: "Female Samaritans" (see).

Four pages, nice condition.

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210916

1824 Massachusetts Spy...

Item #210916

October 13, 1824

MASSACHUSETTS SPY WORCESTER GAZETTE, Oct. 13, 1824 A pg. 2 report from Utica says 99 boats arrived there during the last week, with details about the various cargo transported by the boats, including 193 tons of gypsum. Other news of the includes: "Female Influence" "English Opium" "Daring Outrage" "Trial For Murder" and much more. Several interesting advertisements as well. Archival mend to ... See More  

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616729

Early periodical from Western Pennsylvania...

Item #616729

August 01, 1822

THE PITTSBURGH RECORDER, Pennsylvania, August 1, 1822  The volume 1 number 28 issue of a quite uncommon and very early periodical from Western Penna. Content is primarily religious & includes: "Palestine Mission - Journal of Mr. Parsons, from The Time When He left Jerusalem"; "Naval and Military Bible Society";  "London Female Penitentiary"; Reformation ... See More  

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213486

1818 Northwest Expedition

Item #213486

December 01, 1818

CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, Dec. 1, 1818.

* Northwest Expedition

* Ship Isabella

* 1818
 
On page 3 under Northern Expedition is a very detailed letter from an officer aboard the ship Isabella, employed in the North-West Expedition. Mentions Wygatt Island, Greenland, Four Island Point, Disko, Riskoll, Woman Islands, Black Hook, and Sandersons Hope. Much about the weather c
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